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Embattled and Conquered?: Nighttime in the Early Modern Period

Taliaferro Hall Room 2110
Monday, April 22, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Please join the Nathan & Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies at a co-sponsored event with the Middle East Graduate Field Committee. 

Cemal Kafadar is Professor of History and Vehbi Koç Professor of Turkish Studies in the History Department at Harvard University. Among his publications are Between Two Worlds: The Construction of the Ottoman State (1995); a volume of essays on four “ordinary lives” and autobiographical writing (in Turkish, 2011); and "A Rome of of One's Own: Reflections on Cultural Geography and Indentity in the Lands of Rum" in Muqarnas 24 (2007) (expanded version published as a book in Turkish, 2018).  He has also edited (with Halil Inalcik) Süleyman the Second and His Time (1995). His 2014 article on “the history of coffee and the nighttime” is the subject of a current book project. He has worked closely on two film projects: Bedreddin of Simavna: Inspirations (dir:Nurdan Arca, 2006); 1661: Cine-Eye Istanbul (based on Eremya Kömürcüyan’s History of Istanbul; dir:Zeynep Dadak, forthcoming in 2019).

 

Please RSVP to millercenter@umd.edu. Light refreshments will be served.